Rep. Tracy Kraft Tharp Wins Economic Development Council of Colorado’s Lifetime Achievement Award

October 15, 2019

Lawmaker was recognized for her efforts to foster economic development and promote small business growth DENVER, CO– Representative Tracy Kraft Tharp last Thursday received the Economic Development Council of Colorado’s Lifetime Achievement Award for her efforts to simplify tax rules for businesses and promote economic development. “Driving economic growth in our communities has been one of

Rep. Caraveo Receives National Child Health Advocate Award from AAP

October 14, 2019

DENVER, CO — Representative Yadira Caraveo, MD, FAAP (D-Thornton) today received the American Academy of Pediatrics’ (AAP) prestigious Child Health Advocate Award during a ceremony at the Old Supreme Court Chamber in the Colorado State Capitol.  After receiving the award, Rep. Caraveo released the following statement: “I am honored to have been chosen as this year’s

“We Will Keep Fighting”: State-level open internet bill sponsors comment on federal net neutrality decision

October 1, 2019

Ruling preserves state net neutrality laws, but upholds FCC’s elimination of federal net neutrality protections DENVER, CO— Representatives Leslie Herod and Chris Hansen, the sponsors of Colorado’s net neutrality law, today released the following statements after a federal court blocked the FCC from nullifying state net neutrality laws. The court also upheld the FCC’s rollback

Important Provisions of New Laws Become Effective Today

October 1, 2019

New policies to combat the opioid crisis, protect children’s health and begin remittance of online sales taxes from marketplace facilitators take effect today DENVER, CO— Important provisions from Colorado House Democrats’ 2019 legislative agenda, including new policies to mandate opioid prescriber training, prohibit minors from entering cigar-tobacco bars and to begin remittance of online sales